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How Can Workplaces Better Serve Employees With Autism?

OPB | Broadcast: March 24, 2017

Portland State University social work professor Dora Raymaker said she wouldn't have survived her professional life without workplace accommodations.

Sen. Wyden On Comey's Testimony | News Roundtable | Autism Study

OPB | Broadcast: March 24, 2017

Sen. Ron Wyden joins us to reflect on the House intelligence committee hearing earlier this week. A professor at PSU will study how people on the autism spectrum succeed in the workplace. And our news roundtable takes up the biggest news of the week.

Author David Mitchell Discusses Language, Autism, And Mortality

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2014

MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 20, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2014

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

Insurance Coverage for Autism

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2012

Applied behavior analysis — a treatment for people with autism — will now be covered by health insurance plans for City of Portland employees and their families.

Autism Diagnosis

OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2012

We will discuss the details of the new definition of autism and what people might expect from the changes.

Medical Treatment for Autism

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2011

What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?

No More Asperger's?

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 17, 2010

Should Asperger's syndrome be diagnosed separately from autism?

Animal Assistance

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 14, 2010

What is the difference between therapy dogs and service dogs and how does this affect where they are allowed to go?

Report Cards For Special Education

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2008

What's working -- and what isn't -- with Oregon's special education system?

Autism in Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2008

With the highest rate of diagnosis in the country, are we also setting a standard for care?